Birmingham City Council is transforming itself as it addresses the challenges of delivering its programme of safeguarding, education and corporate governance improvements whilst also designing an organisation for the future – which reflects the changing nature of local government and its massively reduced funding. It is, therefore, most welcome news that the council’s own plans […]
The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel, which is monitoring the progress being made by Birmingham City Council in implementing its improvement programme, will be holding its second public meeting on Friday 11th September. The Panel has asked the City Council to publish the next stage of its improvement plans for 2016/17 as well as a further […]
The winner of a competition to transform one of Birmingham’s largest public spaces has been named as Edinburgh-based Graeme Massie Architects. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, launched by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute on behalf of Birmingham City Council, attracted nearly 200 entries from architects and designers around the world, all […]
A six-month report has been prepared for the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel. This provides an update on the progress that Birmingham City Council is making against each of the recommendations made in last year’s Kerslake Review. The panel is monitoring this progress and will be holding their first public meeting on 11 June in the […]
The Leaders of Birmingham, the Black Country, Coventry, Solihull Councils plus the Leader of Lichfield Council, alongside the Chairs of three regional Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) met today (Monday 01 June) in Birmingham with the Chancellor, George Osborne, former Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Heseltine, Local Government Secretary, Greg Clark, and Local Government Minister, Marcus Jones. […]
Birmingham City Council has today (Friday 22 May) published its conclusions regarding the proposal to create a Town Council for Sutton Coldfield within Birmingham.